Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Contractors in the Scaffolding Services industry design, erect, dismantle and monitor scaffolding on construction sites. Scaffolding is used when constructing multistorey buildings and structures, mainly to provide a safe platform for the workers, give access to the structure's exterior and transport materials and equipment around the construction site. Therefore, the performance of industry operators is dependent on the level of activity in the downstream construction markets. Construction activity has undergone a recent period of recovery, which has supported demand for scaffolding services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic spread of industry contractors broadly corresponds with the national distribution of economic activity and population, and is heavily influenced by trends in the construction sector as a whole.
The South East
The South East region accounts for an estimated 16.5% of industry establishments, slightly higher than its share of the UK population (13.7%). Its high number of establishments reflects the level of construction activity in this region and its importance as a commercial hub and residential area. The South East adjoins the London metropolitan area and includes the counties of Kent and Sussex. Land there is cheaper than in London, but access to both London and the rest of the United Kingdom is easy. Tho.. purchase to read more